In the November/December 2008 Cigar Aficionado


Daniel Craig

In the latest Cigar Aficionado we go behind-the-scenes on the set of the new James Bond movie, Quantum of Solace to interview Daniel Craig. We also take a look at what has helped the 007 franchise last for 55 years. In addition, we speak with golfer Rocco Mediate, the man who almost slew Tiger Woods in the last U.S. Open. Also, read about an online poker scam and whether or not it's a good idea for athletes to leave college to go pro.


Up Front

Editors' Note
Cigar Rights of America

Letters
Out of the Humidor

Good Life Guide

Electronics
Tivoli NetWorks

Drink
Côte-Rôtie

Sport
The Bobby Jones-Pelz Wedge Collection

Cigars
Tommy Bahama Smoking Kit

Time
Cartier in Pink

Wheels
Aston Martin DBS

Places
Esperanza

Fun
Truffle Hunting in Piedmont

Style
Formal Shoes

Gourmet
Lamb Crown Roast

Features

Cover
Bond Reinvented
An exclusive look inside the making of Quantum of Solace, and Daniel Craig's next turn at playing superspy James Bond.
Golf
Rocco's Revenge
After an amazing 18-hole U.S. Open playoff against Tiger Woods, Rocco Mediate locked down a place in sports history.
Golf With Marvin
More Confessions of a Weekend Golfer: Playing
on One Good Knee

Gambling
Gunning for Cheats
Two online poker regulars uncover a scam fleecing unsuspecting players of millions of dollars.
Travel
The Bucket List
Our travel experts pick the places you need to see at least once in a lifetime.
Sports
On the Fast Track
Young athletes must ponder both risks and rewards when leaving college early in hopes of a pro career.
Tech
Beyond the Call
Today's cell phones have to do more than make a simple connection. Here are handsets that deliver style when you dial.
Watches
Time Under Pressure
Great wristwatches are often rooted in a practical application. Cigar Aficionado takes a look at some robust examples designated for wear above and below sea level.

Cigars

Profile
The Happiest Mayor in America
Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman is flamboyant, outspoken and an unabashed lover of fine cigars.
Cuba Report
Jammin' in Las Vegas
Two Cigar Aficionado editors. Two cigarmakers from the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua. The game: a smoke-off.
Interview
An Interview with Tim Ozgener
C.A.O. International Inc. has now been in business for 40 years, evolving from making pipes to producing cigars.


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